Rail Engineering Degree Apprenticeship - WSP Rail Guildford team - Degree (Level 6)

WSP Group (Employer)

London South Bank University (Training Provider)

Annual wage £18,000.00
37.5 hours per week This would be a permanent position, working Monday to Friday 37.5 hours per week. Exact hours are agreed locally with your Line Manager - however an example of our standard hours are 9.00am - 5.30pm with one hour to be taken for lunch
48 months (duration)
5 September 2022(start date)
27 May 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We can offer you the opportunity to work on some of the world’s most exciting engineering and design projects. We invest in your learning and development and we value the ideas and innovation you could bring to our work. So, if you’re ready, we can’t wait to get you involved!


What will the apprentice be doing?

As a Rail Engineering degree apprentice based in our Guildford office, you will assist in supporting engineers in the production of designs for railway enhancements. Typical tasks will include obtaining record information, producing site layout drawings using specialist software (which you will be trained in the use of), and calculations to provide power for the line. Where practical, you’ll get the opportunity to carry out site inspections and see the projects come to life.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will attend London South Bank University to study a Rail Engineering degree apprenticeship and gain a BEng, and the opportunity to gain your Incorporated Engineer status with your chosen professional institution. You will also be enrolled onto a bespoke internal development programme to support you to attain the knowledge, skills and behaviour that will help you successfully achieve your apprenticeship.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

As this is a permanent position, after gaining your degree, WSP will continue to be committed to your learning and development throughout your career with us. You will have the opportunity to gain Chartered status with your chosen professional institution, as well as the chance to pursue further study and training goals.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSEs including english, maths, science (Grade Level 5 or above (6 in maths)) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 A Levels, to include either maths and physics (Grade BBB or above) Desired
BTEC or equivalent L3 Extended in Engineering (inc. further maths) (Grade DDM or above) Desired
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About the employer

WSP Group plc is a global business providing management and consultancy services to the built and natural environment. We are one of Europe's largest consultants employing 5,300 people worldwide.

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